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Old 09-18-2013, 09:55 PM
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I purchased the 30inch Toro lighter model and love it. My local Toro dealer sells them is is the same one they sell at Home Depot they sell it $100 less. Local Toro dealer cannot keep them in stock they sell so fast $899.00
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Old 09-21-2013, 06:37 PM
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I purchased the 30inch Toro lighter model and love it. My local Toro dealer sells them is is the same one they sell at Home Depot they sell it $100 less. Local Toro dealer cannot keep them in stock they sell so fast $899.00
Is that Toro a commercial grade mower?
I've been looking at Toro and Exmark 30s at my dealer. The Exmark looked stronger, still haven't made my choice yet....
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Old 09-21-2013, 06:44 PM
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Man the 30 didn't work out for me. Sold it. Much rather have a true 15-17hp walk behind like a Viking or Turf Tracer.
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Old 09-22-2013, 07:36 PM
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Quick question can you mow a hillside with it
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Old 09-22-2013, 09:17 PM
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Quick question can you mow a hillside with it
Does ok as long as you have a run at it otherwise it's not great
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Old 09-23-2013, 11:47 AM
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Sounds like going downhill is a chore as well since it has no natural brake to it - like a hydro WB does.
I'm still intrigued, but waiting to see the improvements for '14 models...IE larger discharge chute opening, and, hopefully some more power (at least as an option).
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Old 09-23-2013, 12:05 PM
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Is that Toro a commercial grade mower?
I've been looking at Toro and Exmark 30s at my dealer. The Exmark looked stronger, still haven't made my choice yet....
I'm still NOT convinced the Exmark 30 or Toro Commercial offer any advantages except for higher mowing heights over my Toro TimeMaster.

On flatter lawns the Personal Pace is ridiculously easy to use. The width of the wheels is the same [increased rutting with 37#+ of mower weight] and the handle folds up AND down for getting under branches and easy stowage on trailer or shop.
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Old 09-24-2013, 12:51 AM
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I'm still NOT convinced the Exmark 30 or Toro Commercial offer any advantages except for higher mowing heights over my Toro TimeMaster.

On flatter lawns the Personal Pace is ridiculously easy to use. The width of the wheels is the same [increased rutting with 37#+ of mower weight] and the handle folds up AND down for getting under branches and easy stowage on trailer or shop.
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Yes and one of these days I will run across one and give it a try. but out of the Toro and Exmark 30's we have the guys run to the exmark 30 every time for pure ease of the handle mechanism.
One complaint I have is the crap that sticks under the deck and needing to be scraped so often when the grass is wet. Still use the Bravo's for when it gets really wet.
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Old 09-24-2013, 10:12 PM
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Does ok as long as you have a run at it otherwise it's not great
How bout side to side as opposed to up and down. I have some hillsides that 21. Does them ok.
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Old 12-15-2013, 11:58 PM
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My 30 does great side to side on hills. Up steep hills it lacks some power and requires a bit of pressure from you. Overall they are great mowers. I am getting a second one next season.
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